| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from Hampton's historic port town's center.
Despite its pioneering...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:10 PM
When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered.
For two years, the fast, well-armed...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Diminutive work is the name of the game in one of Hampton Roads' largest and most popular invitational art shows, which returned this past month to the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton.
But after five previous annual installments of "Small...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The history of the Daily Press is one that is laced throughout with personal and public triumphs and trials.
This week, to mark the newspaper's move to a new headquarters at City Center at Oyster Point, the Daily Press will take a look at not only the...
| Dec 21, 2014
Virginia, famous for its country ham, is also becoming known for its oysters and wine.
Seven different regions of the Chesapeake Bay and along the Eastern Shore are producing some of the world's best oysters. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently declared...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Expect wet, dreary weather and falling temperatures in Hampton Roads Tuesday. Flurries are possible, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Wakefield said.
The region reached its high temperature of about 42 degrees early in the day,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:21 AM
Look forward to more sunny days in Hampton Roads. The National Weather Service forecast shows mostly sunny weather through Monday next week.
Expect a high temperature of about 47 degrees Thursday and 31 overnight. Winds will be out of the west 8 to 14...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:03 AM
If you’re looking to spend some time with Santa Claus south of the James River, you’ve got a couple of options between now and Christmas.
The Isle of Wight County Museum will host its annual “Evening with St. Nick,” which will...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Pack your umbrella Tuesday and watch out for flooding, especially in low-lying areas near the coast.
The National Weather Service is calling for an 90 percent chance for rain, which is expected to be heavy at times. A coastal flood advisory is in effect...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Hampton Roads localities from Isle of Wight to James City counties are among 25 around the state chosen to receive a share of more than $21 million in grants to help fund projects to reduce stormwater pollution.
James City County was the big winner...